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  1. Comparison Chart: Lock Releases Available from Door Entry Direct

    Lock Releases from Door Entry Direct

     

    There is no one size fits all when it comes to an installation, and lock installations are no different; certain features may be essential on one job, but not on the next.

     

    We aim to make life easier for our installers, and here we have picked out and compared some select locks from two of the most popular brands that we carry: CDVI and Dorcas.

     

    It can be a challenge to determine exactly what lock you need for a particular installation, and which attributes you require. Dorcas helpfully uses part numbering to help you to easily determine which features a product has, for example:

     

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  2. Hands-free Wi-Fi Monitor Comparison

    Hands-Free Wi-Fi Monitors

     

    Wi-Fi monitors are popular with end-users, especially in flats and new builds. Customers expect modern equipment that make their lives easier and integrate with their devices. 

    Tech is embedded in daily life, and people want the freedom to control their activities via a single device - Wi-Fi enabled monitors are a great tool to do so. Customers can download the accompanying app to speed up install. The app will also enable users to configure their system to their preferences. The app is easier to browse through rather than a physical monitor. This makes things easier for both the end-user and installer. 

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  3. Case Study: Bespoke Panel for Link IT Solutions Ltd.

    Bespoke Panel Coating from Door Entry Direct

     

    Door Entry Direct’s bespoke panel coating service is available on all of the Vandal Resistant (VR) range. Our VR panels are manufactured in-house at our production facility in Park Royal, West London. Made from 2.5mm BS316 Stainless Steel, they are vandal-resistant, corrosion-resistant, and weatherproof.

    The bespoke service is designed to allow you to fully customise your panels, in colour, or with any images. From screws, buttons, through to braille, and full-colour name & logo engraving, you can create some stand-out designs that are built to last.

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  4. Using IP door entry systems

    Using IP Door Entry Systems

     

    What is an IP system? 

    An IP system is a door entry system which communicates on a network. Wiring is simplified as everything in the system is wired to a PoE (Power over Ethernet) switch which supplies the data as well as the power. This wiring is done by Network cable (CAT5/6 cable) and terminated via an RJ45 plug.

     

    What is the difference between an IP system and a 2-wire system?  

    The difference lies in the way they communicate, devices communicate directly

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  5. New Year, New Business with 2-Wire Systems: A Door Entry Kit Comparison

    New Year, New Business with 2-Wire Systems: A Door Entry Kit Comparison

     

    NEW YEAR, NEW BUSINESS

     

    Two-wire door entry systems are becoming increasingly popular with installers who seek a quick and easy install compared to traditional-wired systems on the market. Given the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we acknowledge all those who may want to be on site for as little time as possible.

     

    There are a number of reasons why two-wire systems are easy to install:

    • If there is an existing installation in place, you can replace with a two- wire or traditional five-wire system. If your existing installation is a two-wire system, then you keep the original wiring. Traditional wiring requires more cabling.
    • If you existing
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  6. Case Study: Fermax 2-Wire DUOX system for Nottingham retrofit

    Case Study: Fermax 2-Wire DUOX system for Nottingham retrofit

    Case Study: Flamingo Court, Nottingham

    Fermax 2-Wire DUOX system used for major Nottingham retrofit

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  7. Case Study: Fermax London Residential Development

    Case Study: Fermax London Residential Development

    Case Study: Otter Close, London

    Fermax London Residential Development

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  8. Case Study: Fermax UK solution for leading children's hospital

    Case Study: Fermax UK solution for leading children's hospital

    Case Study: Evelina Children's Hospital

    Fermax UK solution for leading children's hospital 

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  9. The move from DUOX to DUOX PLUS

    Fermax moves from DUOX to DUOX PLUS

     

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  10. Aiphone Wave from Door Entry Direct: A Touch-Free Solution to keep our schools COVID secure

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    Aiphone UK has introduced another COVID secure WAVE system for Academy School in Haddington, Scotland

    Haddington Academy in Scotland COVID secure

    • Secondary Academy School located in Haddington (Scotland), has implemented a COVID secure transition for the school entry system, in time with the reopening of schools this September. The purpose to secure the school premises and providing peace of mind to staff, pupils, and their parents.
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